Detroit’s Suburban Palace in Auburn Hills

April 28th, 2010 by Johnny Lawrence Leave a reply »
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The distance between the Pistons’ home and their fanbase is greater than any of Detroit’s other three major league teams. Situated in Auburn Hills, the extreme northern end of Detroit’s metropolitan area, the Palace is worth adding the extra mileage.

Late owner Bill Davidson built the Pistons’ first modern facility in 1988, after sharing three unsuitable venues the previous 30 years. And like new Yankee Stadium in 2009, it housed a world champion the year it opened.

Financed entirely with private money, the arena cost $70-million to construct. Along with the Pistons, the Palace was also home to the WNBA’s Detroit Shock for 11 years before the franchise relocated to Tulsa, OK. In the offseason and when the Pistons hit the road, it doubles as a premier concert venue, attracting high-profile acts like Bon Jovi and Neil Diamond.


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